Frank Oz



Place of birth:

Hereford, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom :


Frank Oz born Richard Frank Oznowicz; is a British-born American film director, actor, voice actor and puppeteer who is known for creating and performing the characters Miss Piggy and Fozzie Bear in The Muppet Show and for directing films, including the 1986 Little Shop Of Horrors remake and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. He is also the operator and voice of Yoda in the Star Wars series.


The Director and The Jedi (2018)
Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)
Yoda (voice)
Muppet Guys Talking: Secrets Behind the Show the Whole World Watched (2017)
Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
Yoda (voice)
The Great Gilly Hopkins (2015)
Cookie Monster (voice)
In Their Own Words: Jim Henson (2015)
Inside Out (2015)
Subconscious Guard Dave (voice)
I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story (2015)
Jim Henson: Behind the Seams (2014)
Monsters University (2013)
Fungus (voice)
Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey (2011)
Jim Henson: His Sesame Street Story (2009)
Jim Henson's Tales From Muppetland (2009)
Reflections of 'The Dark Crystal' (2007)
Sesame Street: Elmo's Potty Time (2006)
Grover (voice)
Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005)
Robot (voice)
The Story of Star Wars (2005)
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
Yoda (Voice)
Muppet History 101 (2004)
Jim Henson: Commercials and Experiments (2004)
Muppet Music Moments (2004)
When Star Wars Ruled the World (2004)
Empire of Dreams: The Story of the Star Wars Trilogy (2004)
Sesame Street: Cookie Monster's Best Bites (2004)
Muppets Magic From 'The Ed Sullivan Show!' (2003)
Various Voices
From Puppets to Pixels: Digital Characters in 'Episode II' (2002)
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
Yoda (Voice)
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
Jeff Fungus (voice)
The Beginning: Making 'Episode I' (2001)
The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999)
Bert / Grover / Cookie Monster (voice)
Muppets from Space (1999)
Miss Piggy
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
Yoda (voice)
Sesame Street: CinderElmo (1999)
Bert / Grover / Cookie Monster (voice)
Elmopalooza (1998)
Grover, Cookie Monster, Bert
Sesame Street: Elmo Saves Christmas (1997)
Cookie Monster
Muppet Treasure Island (1996)
Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Sam the Eagle / Animal (voice)
Sesame Street: Do the Alphabet (1996)
Cookie Monster / Green (voice) (archive footage)
Muppet Classic Theater (1994)
Sesame Street: 25 Wonderful Years: A Musical Celebration! (1993)
The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
Innocent Blood (1992)
Muppet*Vision 3-D (1991)
Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Sam the Eagle (voice)
The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson (1990)
Himself, various voices
The Muppets at Walt Disney World (1990)
Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal
Sesame Street: Monster Hits! (1990)
Cookie Monster (voice) / Grover (voice) / Clancy (voice)
Sesame Street: Sing Yourself Silly! (1990)
Hey, You're as Funny as Fozzie Bear (1988)
Fozzie Bear (voice)
A Muppet Family Christmas (1987)
Various Characters
Spies Like Us (1985)
Test Monitor
Follow That Bird (1985)
Cookie Monster / Bert / Grover (voice)
The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)
Miss Piggy / Fozzie / Animal / Bert / Cookie Monster / Ocean Breeze Soap Board Member / Sam the Eagle (voice)
Henson's Place: The Man Behind the Muppets (1984)
Frank Oz
Don't Eat the Pictures: Sesame Street at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (1983)
Bert / Cookie Monster / Grover (voice)
Trading Places (1983)
Corrupt Cop
Return of the Jedi (1983)
Yoda (voice)
Rocky Mountain Holiday with John Denver and the Muppets (1983)
Various Muppets
The World of 'The Dark Crystal' (1983)
The Dark Crystal (1982)
Aughra, A Keeper Of Secrets / Chamberlain
The Fantastic Miss Piggy Show (1982)
Miss Piggy
Return of the Ewok (1982)
Yoda (voice)
An American Werewolf in London (1981)
Mr. Collins / Miss Piggy
The Great Muppet Caper (1981)
Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal
The Muppets Go to the Movies (1981)
Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal, Sam Eagle
Of Muppets & Men: The Making of the Muppet Show (1981)
SPFX: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
The Blues Brothers (1980)
Corrections Officer
The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Yoda (Voice)
John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together (1979)
Miss Piggy
The Muppet Movie (1979)
Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal / Sam the Eagle / Doc Hopper's Men / Marvin Suggs (uncredited) / Swedish Chef (hands) (uncredited) / Motorcycle Guy (uncredited) (voice)
The Muppets Go Hollywood (1979)
Various Muppets
The Orson Welles Show (1979)
Himself / Fozzie Bear / Animal
Christmas Eve on Sesame Street (1978)
Bert / Cookie Monster / Grover (voice)
Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas (1977)
Chuck (voice)
Out to Lunch (1974)
Bert / Cookie Monster / Grover (voice)
The Muppet Musicians of Bremen (1972)
Tales from Muppetland: The Frog Prince (1971)
The Great Santa Claus Switch (1970)
Thig / Skippity / Hoppity / Boppity / Snerf (voice)
The Muppets on Puppets (1970)
The Paperwork Explosion (1967)
Time Piece (1965)
Messenger boy
Muppet Video: The Kermit and Piggy Story ()
Miss Piggy
An Evening with Jim Henson and Frank Oz ()
Muppet Guys Talking: Secrets Behind the Show the Whole World Watched (2017)
Death at a Funeral (2007)
The Stepford Wives (2004)
The Score (2001)
Bowfinger (1999)
In & Out (1997)
Muppet Treasure Island (1996)
The Indian in the Cupboard (1995)
The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)
Executive Producer
Housesitter (1992)
What About Bob? (1991)
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)
Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)
The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)
The Dark Crystal (1982)
Run, Run (1965)
Director of Photography